About Awarding UK – Who are we?

Awarding UK is the apprenticeship end-point assessment service based in Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincolnshire, covering the whole of England. We are an approved End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) on the RoEPAO for the following two standards

  • Career Development Professional Level 6

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  • Nursing Associate (NMC 2018) Level 5

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Coming soon:

  • Early Years Educator Level 3
  • Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Level 4

Integrity is at the heart of everything we do. Our purpose is to ensure apprentices receive high quality, reliable assessments, whilst providing employers, training providers and apprentices with a seamless and efficient assessment service.



We’re thrilled to announce our Ofqual Recognition, allowing us to expand our services in the education and childcare sectors.

Why choose Awarding UK as your EPAO

We offer:

  • Friendly Team – Individual Support
  • Flexible cost effective approach
  • Learner-centric
  • Current occupational expertise
  • Robust assessment process
  • Quick turnaround for results

Sector Expertise:

As a part of Bishop Grosseteste University in historic Lincoln, Awarding UK is proud to share a long history of providing excellence in the Education and Childcare sectors at a university renowned for its nationally applauded levels of learner employability – based around a highly professional Careers Service.

Our assessments have been designed by sector experts, to make sure they’re relevant and appropriate, and our assessors are selected for their qualifications and expertise in their sector. We’re committed to quality, with robust quality assurance and feedback gathering, and regular training and development activities for our team, to make sure we’re always performing at our best. And we use an industry-standard recording and reporting system, to ensure our assessment records are always secure.


We deliver a high-quality, trusted, reliable and effective end-point assessment, which puts the apprentice at the heart of everything we do, whilst being great value for money.

Support at every key assessment stage:

We’ll support you and your apprentices every step of the way, providing clear and easy to follow guides and mock assessment material to aid preparation for EPA, and a straightforward and easy to access EPA process. And we’re always happy to talk if you have any questions, it’s easy to contact us, just fill out the form at the bottom of the page and one of us will be in touch.

Join Awarding UK

Are you an expert in Career Development/Guidance, Education or Childcare? Are you passionate about helping people achieve their potential? Join our assessment and quality assurance team and help us to deliver apprentice-focussed, high-quality End-Point Assessments. See our latest job adverts here.

Keep in touch

If you would like to join our mailing list for news and updates, please fill in our enquiry form below, we’d love to hear from you. Alternatively, email us at

Contact us


Phone: 01522 563839

Twitter: @Awarding_UK



Awarding UK

C/O Bishop Grosseteste University

Longdales Road





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